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In Break From Precedent, Trump’s Moves Aggravate Turkey’s Currency Crisis

August 12, 2018 |

President Trump’s decision to double steel tariffs on Turkey as its government battled a currency collapse marked a departure for the U.S. from how it traditionally handles financial turmoil. What’s News Asia

Turkey Crisis Rattles Currency Markets, Pushes Dollar Higher

August 11, 2018 |

The Turkish lira fell sharply to its lowest level ever on worries about Ankara’s economic stability, sending tremors through Europe and emerging markets amid renewed jousting between the country’s leader and President Trump. What’s News Asia

Turkey Crisis Rattles Currency Markets, Pushes Dollar Higher

August 10, 2018 |

The Turkish lira tumbled, a shock that set off sharp falls in other emerging-market currencies, hit the euro and European banks, and pushed the dollar to a one-year high. What’s News Europe

U.S. government on course to borrow the most money since the financial crisis

July 30, 2018 |

The Treasury Department predicted the U.S. government’s borrowing needs in the second half of this year will jump to the most since last decade’s financial crisis as the nation’s fiscal health deteriorates despite a strong economy.

The department expects to issue $ 329 billion in net marketable…

L.A. Times – Business

Watchdog to EPA: You Need to Do Better After Flint Crisis

July 19, 2018 |

A federal watchdog is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems in the wake of the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan, the AP reports. The EPA’s Office of Inspector General says in a report that the agency must take steps now to…

Pence stops in Ecuador to talk trade, Venezuela crisis

June 28, 2018 |

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday turns the focus of his Latin America trip to Ecuador, a country emerging from 10 years of leftist rule with a newfound interest in patching up relations with the United States.
FOX News

Discord Over Migrant Crisis Deepens Ahead of EU Meeting

June 24, 2018 |

Half of European Union’s leaders will meet in Brussels to seek a common solution to the bloc’s politically toxic migration issue, a long-unresolved conundrum now threatening to topple the EU’s most powerful leader, Germany’s Angela Merkel. What’s News Europe


Ways to help ongoing migrant crisis

June 14, 2018 |

So far this year more than 34,000 migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean Sea seeking a new life. But more than 700 didn’t make it, according to data from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). – RSS Channel – World


Europe may be on the verge of a big new crisis

June 2, 2018 |

Could it be that Europe is facing yet another existential crisis, six years after financial meltdown threatened the eurozone’s collapse? – RSS Channel – World